Saturday night 03/08/2008 & Sunday 03/09/2008 is Rabi-al-Awwal 1, 1429 – The Chicago Hilal Team would like to welcome the month of Rabi-al-Awwal, 1429. There were no valid reports of moon sighting anywhere in the United States. Consequently, Safar completed its full cycle of 30 days, and Rabi-al-Awwal began at Maghrib on March 8, 2008. The 1st of Rabi-al-Awwal is Sunday, March 9, 2008.